Preliminary Guide to the Don Olsen / Ox Head Press Collection

Preliminary arrangement and description by D. Tambo
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University of California, Santa Barbara
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Preliminary Guide to the Don Olsen / Ox Head Press Collection, 1967-2003

Collection number: Printers Mss 65

Department of Special Collections

Davidson Library

University of California, Santa Barbara
Processed by:
Preliminary arrangement and description by D. Tambo
Date Completed:
Aug. 6, 2008
Encoded by:
A. Demeter
© 2011 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Don Olsen / Ox Head Press Collection
Dates: 1967-2003
Collection number: Printers Mss 65
Creator: Olsen, Don, 1931-
Collection Size: 0.6 linear feet (2 oversize boxes).
Repository: University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Dept. of Special Collections
Santa Barbara, CA 93106
Abstract: The collection includes limited edition material by Robert Bly, Ralph Waldo Emerson, John Keats, Ursula K. LeGuin, Pablo Neruda (tr. by Olsen), Percy Bysshe Shelley, and Walt Whitman.
Physical location: Del Sur Oversize
Languages: English

Access Restrictions

None.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.

Preferred Citation

Don Olsen / Ox Head Press Collection. Printers Mss 65. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Sanford Dorbin, 2007-2008.

Scope and Content Notes

See attached list provided by donor for detailed description of the contents of the collection.
The collection includes limited edition material by Robert Bly, Ralph Waldo Emerson, John Keats, Ursula K. LeGuin, Pablo Neruda (tr. by Olsen), Percy Bysshe Shelley, and Walt Whitman.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Olsen, Don, 1931-
Ox Head Press
Small presses--United States.


Box 1: 1

I: Numbered Chapbooks (Ox Head series), 1967-1986

Box 1: 2

II: Minnesota Miniatures (numbered series), 1990-1994, 1999

Box 1: 3

III: Unnumbered Chapbooks

Box 1: 4

IV: Broadsides

Box 2: 1

V: Notecards

Box 2: 2

VI: Postcards

Box 2: 3

VII: Ephemera

Box 2: 4

VIII: Botanical (Leaf) Prints

Box 2: 5

IX: Miscellaneous

Box 2: 6

Correspondence: Don Olsen to Sanford Dorbin, 1975-2003

Box 2: 7

Miscellaneous, including articles by/about Don Olsen

Tape No. V2511/VHS

VHS videotape: Don Olsen Oct. 2001 interview